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The biennial Paris Air Show is a world class event that aerospace professionals and lovers do not miss. In light of the COVID-19 health crisis, Paris Air Show announced the cancellation of its 2021 edition, due to be held on 21-27 June. Paris Air Show 2019 took place from June 17th to 23rd 2019 at Le Bourget Airport, north of Paris. While visiting the aeronotics show, visit the Air and Space Museum, conveniently located in Le Bourget Airport too. Paris business.

Paris Air Show 2019 information

The International Paris Air Show is organized by the SIAE, a subsidiary of GIFAS, the French Aerospace Industries Association, counting as members aerospace companies such as Airbus, Dassault Aviation, Safran and Thales.

The 2019 show took place at Le Bourget Parc des Expositions from 17 to 23 June 2019. It once again brought together all the players in this global industry around the latest technological innovations. The first four days were reserved for trade visitors, followed by three days open to the general public. The show included display of aircrafts, spacecrafts, satellites, aircraft engines, aerospace power-plant, airborne equipment and systems, cabin interiors, tools and software, composite materials, transport, services, airport equipment and services. Le Bourget Airport on Paris map. Paris Air Show floor plan. Show address:

Aéroport de Paris Le Bourget
Le Bourget 93350 France

Ariane V at Paris Air Show
Ariane V at Paris Air Show

Paris Air Show apartments and hotels on the map

Paris Air Show hotels

You have two options. Book a hotel near Le Bourget for convenience. The area is not the best and there are few good hotels. But, it is very convenient as far as transport is concerned. Hotels and apartments on the map below.

It is also possible to stay in Paris, book a hotel room or an apartment and enjoy the city of lights at best. It can take from 30' to 60' to get from your hotel in the city to Le Bourget Airport depending on where you are and the time of the day.

Paris Air Show apartment

Across the street from Paris Air Show, Appart’City Confort Le Bourget features a restaurant, a 24-hour reception desk and a sauna. The self-catering studios and apartments are provided with WiFi. Each accommodation at Appart’City Confort Le Bourget has a TV, a fully equipped kitchen and a dining area. They also have a private bathroom and toilet. The property has an air-conditioned restaurant, Bistrot City, which is open for lunch and dinner from Monday to Friday. There are 3 meeting rooms, a fitness room and laundry service.

158-164, Avenue du 8 Mai 1945
Le Bourget 93150 France
Appartcity apartments near Air and Space Museum Le Bourget
Appartcity apartments near Air and Space Museum

Le Bourget hotel

Offering an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center and a restaurant, AC Hotel Paris Le Bourget Airport is located near the Paris Air Show. With a modern-style décor, all rooms are serviced by a lift and feature air conditioning and a flat-screen TV with satellite and cable channels. The bathroom is complete with a hairdryer and a bath or shower. A fridge is available in each room. The on-site restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Children between 0 and 6 years old can enjoy breakfast free of charge.

2, rue de la Haye
Le Bourget 93440 France
Marriot Hotel in Le Bourget
Marriot Hotel in Le Bourget

Paris Air Show transport

The easiest way is by car or taxi to:
Aeroport Paris le Bourget
93350 Le Bourget France.

Paris metro to Paris Air Show: free shuttles are available during the show from Charles de Gaulle Airport, Porte Maillot metro station on line 1, Le Bourget RER B metro station and Fort d'Aubervilliers metro station on line 7.

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A400 at Paris Air Show
A400 at Paris Air Show

Paris Air Show meetings

A part of the International Air Show in Le Bourget, Aerospace Meetings gives you the possibility to easily meet contacts in a B2B environment as well as a speed networking possibility which gathers the biggest players in the field of aeronautics and aerospace. In addition, the conference program will offer a unique opportunity to find out about the buying policies of large groups and to join the debate.

Aerospace meetings

Paris Air Show
Sukhoi 35 at Paris Air Show

Paris Air Show 2019 figures

Paris Air Show Le Bourget 2019 took place from June 17th to 23rd 2019 in Le Bourget Airport, 16 km north of the city on the way to Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Paris Air Show 2019 welcomed 2450 exhibitors. Over $140 billions’ worth of orders were placed. The show was attended by 316 000 visitors and 2700 journalists. Visitors could admire 140 aircrafts, 36 of which on flying displays. There were over 300 Official Delegations present at the show.

Boeing 787 at Le Bourget
Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

Paris Le Bourget Air Show facts

The world's largest air show, the Paris Air Show is a biyearly event that aerospace professionals and lovers do not miss.

The Paris Air Show (Salon International de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace de Paris Le Bourget) is the world's calendar-oldest air show. It was first held in Grand Palais near the Champs-Elysées in 1909. The show was moved to Le Bourget Airport in 1953. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, the show emerged as a powerful international rival to the Farnborough Airshow in the United Kingdom.

Paris Air Show 2019
Paris Air Show 2019

Paris Airport Le Bourget

Le Bourget Airport was officially opened in 1919. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh landed there the Spirit of Saint Louis, after having flown across the Atlantic for the first time ever. He was greeted by 200,000 people.

Le Bourget Airport is exclusively dedicated to business aviation. It occupies an area of 553 hectares and has three runways, two of which can operate independently. It hosts 75 businesses offering airport and aviation services, including the major names in business aviation, and is a top industrial pole in Grand Paris as well as the leading business airport in Europe. Le Bourget Airport hosts the Air and Space Museum, a world class museum which pays tribute to the early 20th century air pioneers with 175 historic airplanes. The museum is open all days except Mondays from 9am to 5pm (6pm from May 1st to October 31st).

Information on Air and Space Museum in Le Bourget.

Charles Lindbergh at Le Bourget Airport
Charles Lindbergh landing at Le Bourget Airport

Detailed history of Le Bourget Airport, the venue of Paris Air Show

From September 1914, the army established an air reserve at Le Bourget, closer to the front than those at Saint-Cyr in the neighbourhood of Versailles. It quickly created an airfield to protect the entrenched camp in Paris from German air attacks. The requisition of agricultural land was immediately followed by the installation of seven wooden and canvas hangars, and barracks for workshops and administrative offices. In 1915, the effectiveness of the squadrons against the night-time attacks by Zeppelins remained disappointing, and the squadrons were sent to the front in rotation by a third. The Le Bourget site was nonetheless experiencing a densification of its infrastructure, mainly in the territory of the commune of Dugny, where the air reserve continued to develop, reaching up to 500 aircrafts.

After First World War, the air reserve continued its activities on the Le Bourget site. In the aftermath of the conflict, civil aviation benefited from installation and equipment at Le Bourget airport which quickly made it the benchmark Parisian airport. The first regular lines served London, Brussels and Amsterdam then, gradually, all of Europe. Le Bourget also became a place to stroll where you came to admire these machines that would soon connect the four corners of the world. It was a place of departure or arrival of large air raids. On May 8, 1927, l'Oiseau Blanc airplane took off from Le Bourget. Its pilots, Charles Nungesser and François Coli, hoped to reach New York nonstop; unfortunately the plane inexplicably disappeared. It was finally Charles Lindbergh who made the first aerial crossing of the North Atlantic between New York and Paris, on May 21, 1927. A huge crowd came to applaud the aviator, winner of the North Atlantic, posing on his Spirit of Saint Louis airplane. A huge crowd also welcomed Edouard Daladier on September 29, 1938, after the signing of the Munich agreements.

In 935, the architect Georges Labro won the competition for the construction of a new terminal for the international exhibition in Paris in 1937. The winning project was a building with sober architecture, 233 meters long, integrating the set of functions for the reception of passengers and the management of the airport. Not completely completed to welcome the first visitors to the world fair in June, the terminal was officially opened on November 12, 1937. In 1939, Le Bourget Airport, with 21,000 aircraft movements and 138,000 passengers, was the second airport in Europe after that of Berlin-Tempelhof.

During Second World War, the Germans took possession of the airport and enlarged it considerably while occupying the city. On August 16, 1943, American and British forces bombed the runways, but the air base remained occupied until the Liberation. This bombing of August 16, 1943, called operation Starkey, intended to destroy the airport, shaved the town of Dugny to 98% and the north of the city of Le Bourget.

At the Liberation, Le Bourget Airport was rehabilitated by the Americans and the British. From May 1945, 42,000 prisoners of war and deportees were repatriated and then passed through Le Bourget. After the war, airport traffic increased rapidly and, in 1952, Paris acquired a new airport, that of Orly. In the 1960s, the saturation of the latter led to a return of activities at Le Bourget but in 1974, Roissy-en-France airport was opened to traffic. Le Bourget airport was gradually abandoned.

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